Category Archives: Fava Beans

Fava Bean Dip with Goat Cheese and Garlic

Ingredients: 2-3 pounds fresh fava (broad) beans, shelled (about 2 cups) 1 Tbsp salt 1/2 cup chopped green garlic (can substitute 4 cloves chopped garlic) Olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup or more water … Continue reading

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How to Store Fava Beans

Fava Beans are a gourmet vegetable with a short season and are coveted by many chefs.  They are low in fat, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, a good source of vitamins B1, copper, and iron. How to Store Fava Beans: … Continue reading

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How to Clean and Prepare Fava Beans

Go ahead and make your jokes about fava beans and a nice Chianti. There’s no denying that these fresh, meaty beans are delicious, and they are in season right now, so grab them up! Most Americans aren’t familiar with fava … Continue reading

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Bulgur and Fava Bean Soup

SERVINGS: 6 This hearty soup, made from the kinds of basic grains and legumes every Tunisian housewife has in her larder, is remarkably easy to put together. The seasonings, added at the end of the cooking time, give the soup … Continue reading

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Fava Beans with Red Onion and Mint

Fava Beans with Red Onion and Mint (Fave con Cipolla Rossa e Menta ) Gourmet  | April 2008 by Ursula Ferrigno Cooks’ note: Fava beans can be shelled and peeled (but not cooked) 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Yield: Makes 6 (small … Continue reading

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Fava Bean and Spring Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large leeks (white and pale green parts only), thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 1/2 cup chopped peeled carrot 4 1/2 cups canned low-salt chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 cups shelled fresh fava beans … Continue reading

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Fava Bean and Pecorino Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 pounds whole fava beans, shelled 2 shallots, peeled and minced Juice of 1 lemon Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 ounces baby lettuce, washed and spun dry 2 ounces watercress, … Continue reading

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